Coupled Hydraulic, Geochemical, and Geomechanical Processes in Carbon Storage I

Monday, 15 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Megan M Smith, Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab, Livermore, CA, United States and Shibo Wang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Stuart D Walsh, LLNL, Livermore, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Susan Carroll, Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab, Livermore, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Megan M Smith, Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab, Livermore, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Superposition well-test method for reservoir characterization and pressure management during CO2 injection
Joshua A White, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
8:15 AM
Advective, Diffusive and Eruptive Leakage of CO2 and Brine within Fault Zone
Na-Hyun Jung, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, United States and Weon Shik Han, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, United States
8:30 AM
Vertically Integrated Models for CO2 Storage with Coupled Thermal Processes
Sarah E Gasda, Uni Research, CIPR, Bergen, Norway, William G Gray, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Chapel Hill, NC, United States and Helge K Dahle, University of Bergen, Mathematics Institute, Bergen, Norway
8:45 AM
Long-Term Effect of Fault-Controlled CO2 Alteration on the Weakening and Strengthening of Reservoir and Seal Lithologies at Crystal Geyser, Green River, Utah
Jonathan R Major, University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, TX, United States, Peter Eichhubl, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States and Thomas A Dewers, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States
9:00 AM
­3D modeling of fault reactivation during CO2 injection
Antonio Pio Rinaldi, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Victor Vilarrasa, EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, Jonny Rutqvist, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, United States and Frederic Cappa, GeoAzur, Valbonne, France
9:15 AM
A Computational Model of Coupled Multiphase Flow and Geomechanics to Study Fault Slip and Induced Seismicity
Ruben Juanes and Birendra Jha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
9:30 AM
Investigations in Reducing the Computational Expense of Transient 3D Multi-Phase CO2 Wellbore Leakage Simulations: Time-Series Matching versus Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines
Rajesh Pawar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States and Dylan R Harp, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM, United States
9:45 AM
Understanding of the carbon dioxide sequestration in extremely low-permeability saline aquifers in the Ordos Basin
Keni Zhang1, Jian Xie2, Litang Hu2, Yongsheng Wang3 and Maoshan Chen3, (1)Tongji University, Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Shanghai, China, (2)Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, (3)China Shenhua Coal Liquefaction Co. LTD, Ordos, China
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